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Goodwill Industries of Kansas VISTA Marketing Specialist (Webb Road) in Kansas

VISTA Marketing Specialist (Webb Road)

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Job Description

Note: you must search for the VISTA Marketing Specialist on the AmeriCorps VISTA job board HERE (https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/18NwCJ6rgrIND31cGdwlZ?domain=my.americorps.gov) and apply to be considered for this position.

The VISTA Marketing Specialist will support Marketing and Communications by working in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications to determine how Goodwill can share our mission in the state of Kansas. This includes, but is not limited to supporting and assisting the Director of Marketing and Communications with mission outreach initiatives that include social media and community event support. This may include contacting and meeting with, community members or organizations. The VISTA Marketing Specialist may work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to create printed materials or social media talking points. Through this experience, the VISTA Marketing Specialist will learn about our donors and those that we serve.

Qualifications

The VISTA Marketing Specialist will have the following:

  • An interest or degree in (or pursuing) Public Relations, Marketing, Communication, Nonprofit Management, or a related field

  • Familiarity with digital platforms including social media, and website content management.

  • Familiarity with producing content and creative (i.e design) for marketing purposes

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Outstanding internal and external customer service skills

  • Ability to maintain confidential information

  • Professional demeanor

  • Ability to self-manage and take initiative

  • Familiarity with Microsoft word and Excel

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable

  • Must pass HOC background check

Important Considerations for VISTA position:

  • Salary is a living allowance of $15,002 for one year of service

  • 1 year commitment of service (if one year is not completed, person is ineligible for education award or cash award)

  • AmeriCorps will communicate with applicants via email

  • Health benefits provided through AmeriCorps (VISTA must apply for benefits)

Goodwill Industries of Kansas, Inc. is the sponsoring organization for this position. AmeriCorps VISTA assigns members to sponsoring organizations.

Learn more about VISTA:AmeriCorps VISTA | AmeriCorps (https://www.americorps.gov/serve/fit-finder/americorps-vista)

This is a non-management position

This is a full time position

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